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Will C. Wood Middle School | 420 Grand St. Alameda, CA 94501 | 510.748.4015 | @GoWoodBeavers

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Resources for Immigrant Families

Please go to this page for information about AUSD's Safe Haven Resolution, the City's Sanctuary City proclamation, and other resources about the status of immigrant families in our school district and community.


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Principal's Message


Dear Wood Families,

On behalf of the entire staff at Wood Middle School, we wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season with family and loved ones. As educators, we are so proud of your children ...more

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Group Delphi, local Alameda design leader partners with Wood's MakerSpace!

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Students tinker and create!

Wood students participated in a fun afterschool program where they explored the childhood pasttime of "tinkering". Take a look at what they created.


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Safe Transportation Announcement

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students:

The safety of all our students is our priority as they move to/from Wood Middle School.

We want to remind the students of safely riding their bike, scooters and ...more

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What is Happening at WMS?


Wood Middle School Creates an “Everyone Belongs Here” Mural

In response to the district wide, “Everyone Belongs Here” event on Nov 16, Wood Middle School students created a 20’ mural on campus. This project was spearheaded by Lindsey Shepard, WMS art ...more

WMS Robotics Team Wins Awards in Competition

Wood's FTC Team, 12199 The Spider Pigs, competed this Saturday at the Daly City Qualifier with their robot "Bacon". They were joined by a couple of high school students from our FRC team (who ...more

Alameda Youth Troupe looking for New Troupe Members!

Come join the fun and enjoy performance opportunities and learning circus skills with the Living Dream Arts Alameda Youth Troupe. Formerly Circus Moves Youth Troupe, this troupe been performing ...more

Free Tax Prep for qualified households

Earn It! Keep It! Save It! (EKS) is a coalition of Bay Area organizations that provide free tax preparation to households earning less than $54,000 a year. United Way Bay Area partners with the ...more

Check out Wood Middle School featured on!

-Special Congressional Recognition of outstanding and invaluable service for the community as an Ocean Guardian School  by Representative Sam Farr

-NOAA Ocean Guardian Award for our Exemplary Efforts as a guardian of Our Oceans



Alameda Island Aquatics is dedicated to developing world class citizens and world class athletes. We are a member of USA Swimming, the national governing body of amateur, age-group swimming and a member of the Pacific Swimming LSC. Members of the Islanders range in age and ability from five year old novice swimmers to nationally ranked seniors.


We will have our Open House on Sunday March 26th starting 1pm at the Encinal Swim Center, which is located at 230 Central Avenue. It is an opportunity to find out what it is like to be on a competitive swim team. Parents can bring their kids aged from 5 -18 to the Encinal Swim center to be assessed by our coaches for our Annual Spring Novice Program which begins on Mon April 10th- Fri  May 19th. This 6 week program is designed to help swimmers develop and improve their swimming skills and introduce them to the sport of competitive swimming.

 For more information please email


Listen for Life (, a global nonprofit based in the Bay Area, is hosting a free concert with world-renowned guzheng artist Winnie Wong, erhu artist Alan Yip, the China's Spirit Music Ensemble, and international concert pianist Donna Stoering,  Sunday, February 26th, at 3:00 pm, at the Basilica of St Joseph, 1109 Chestnut St, Alameda. 


This concert is part of Listen for Life’s Notes for Nourishment concert series, which provides free educational concerts each month that feature artists of a particular culture. They are perfect for children and adults of all ages and also serve as fundraisers (donations are accepted) for nonprofits that support the underserved in our communities.


For more information, please contact Listen for Life at 510-540-8136, or check out the concert series at Notes for Nourishment on Facebook or on their blog:  



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Calendar 2016-17

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Today: 2/21/17
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What is STEAM?

STEAM is a way to teach how all things relate to each other, in school and in life. It’s more fun than traditional learning styles and makes more sense to all types of learners because it is based on ...more

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Congratulations Wood Science Department and Students!

Everyone Belongs Here

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Common Core (CAASPP) Updates

Looking for information about the Common Core tests your students took last spring? AUSD’s "Common Core Assessments" web page offers a wealth of information on the California Assessment of Student ...more

Parent Info Night-Sept.

Steam Night 11.9.16